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It's a Great Feeling (1949)

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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.

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Dennis Morgan ...
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Bill Goodwin ...
Arthur Trent
Irving Bacon ...
RR Information Clerk
Claire Carleton ...
Grace
Mazzone-Abbott Dancers ...
Dancers (as The Famous Mazzone-Abbott Dancers)
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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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1 August 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El amor no puede esperar  »

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Joan Crawford does a cameo and directs a short speech to Jack Carson before slapping his face. It's the same one she gives to Ann Blyth in Mildred Pierce (1945) before slapping her face. Carson co-starred in that film with Crawford. See more »

Goofs

When Judy falls down the steps during the phony Frenchwoman musical number, her brunette wig is thrown off and lands on the second step of the staircase. But when the crowd gathers around to help her, it has jumped up to the third step See more »

Quotes

Publicity man: Now, listen boys, send a couple of cameramen over to Pasadena. We want some cheesecake on Yvonne Amour. You know, 'I love America' with legs crossed.
Reporter: What do I tell them? They want a biography.
Publicity man: Yvonne Amour. Born in the shadow of the Eiffel tower.
Reporter: How to you know?
Publicity man: It's a big tower!
Publicity man: Her father. A colonel in the French Foreign Legion. Killed sixteen years ago in Northern Afghanistan. Let's see them check that!
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Prelude to Act II
(uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played during the Hollywood Bowl scene
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Bright and breezy Hollywood musical
4 June 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This one of good natured spoofs on Hollywood that is set in a real studio and has a number of stars appearing as themselves, usually satirizing their screen personalities. Unlike many films of this type the stars don't out stay their welcome, and are sometimes genuinely funny. The movie is no classic (certainly it's no SINGING IN THE RAIN) but it passes the time agreeably enough and leaves the impression , whether true or not, that the cast and crew had a good time making it. The stars; Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson and Doris Day; work well together. Highlights are Dennis Morgan and Doris Day singing a very pleasant duet, Jack Carson doing an impression on Maurice Chevalier and Irving Bacon in a funny sketch as railway station information clerk.


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